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Basic information about Metlakatla
Metlakatla is located at Port Chester on the west coast of Annette Island, 15 miles south of Ketchikan. By air, it is 3.5 hours from Anchorage and 1.5 hours from Seattle. The area encompasses 130.2 sq. miles of land and 83.8 sq. miles of water. Metlakatla is in the maritime climate zone with warm winters, cool summers, and an average annual precipitation of 115 inches (nearly 10 feet,) including 61 inches of snowfall. 200 inches of annual rainfall has been recorded. Summer temperatures range from 36 to 52; winter temperatures range 28 to 42.